Another young foreign visitor killed in New Zealand
Posted by te2ataria on December 9, 2015
More than 3,400 overseas visitors, international students, foreign workers and recent emigrants have lost their lives and about 18,000 others seriously injured in New Zealand since year 2000.
24 year old female visitor killed in Mount Aspiring fall
Fatal fall at Wanaka – Wednesday, 9 December 2015 – 6:10pm – Southern police
A 24 year old woman was killed in a fall at Mount Aspiring National Park [one of New Zealand’s Top Ten Tourist Deathtraps.]
The victim and her climbing partner were on a four-day trek based out of Makarora and were negotiating the Matukituki Waterfall face near Rabbit Pass when the fatal fall occurred, police said.
No name details will be released until [the victim’s] family overseas have been notified, said Senior Sergeant James URE. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/fatal-fall-wanaka
Police have not yet released name details of the 16-year-old male international student who was reportedly killed by drowning on December 5 in the river mouth area at Awatoto, Hawkes Bay.